1425 E High St
Bryan, OH 43506
419-633-4317
419-633-4319 (Fax)
Maggie Fisher, Executive Director
Senior Centers Home Delivered Meals New Transportation Policy Information Resources
Special Events Links for Seniors Newsletter Contact Us

Administrative Offices of the Williams County Department of Aging
have moved to 1425 E. High Street
(next to the Don North Municipal Building)

 

RECYCLE UNUSED CELL PHONES ! ! !
Williams County Department of Aging collects old, unused cell phones to raise funds for transportation by sending to a recycler.  Drop off your old cell phones at any senior center or the main office at 1425 E. High St., Bryan.

 

 

BECOME A
VOLUNTEER!

Volunteer Guardian Program

Volunteer Guardian Application

Please click the link above for more information about the Volunteer Guardian Program. Or call 419-633-5053 or 419-633-4317 and ask for Joan Horne. Please click the link above to print an Application Form.  Return it to: 
                           Joan Horne
                           1425 E High St.
                           Bryan, OH  43506
email: jhorne@wmsco.org
 

 








 

 

Senior Centers Open Monday through Friday - 
Bryan, Montpelier & West Unity
(transportation provided on Friday's)

Senior Centers Open Monday through Thursday -
Edon, Edgerton, Pioneer & Stryker

There's always something happening!

Activities - Hot, Balanced Lunches - Presentations - Classes, Cards - Wellness Programs - Trips
Opportunities for friendships and fellowship

Call your local Senior Center for more information or to make lunch reservations:

Bryan Senior Center
419-636-4047
1201 S. Portland St.
Montpelier Senior Center
419-485-3218
325 N. Jonesville
Edon Area Senior Center
419-272-2070
320 Parkway
(Edon Community Center)
Pioneer Senior Center
100 N. Elm St.
419-737-3095
Pioneer Community Center
Stryker Senior Center
419-682-2083
102 E. Mulberry
West Unity Senior Center
419-924-5447
509 W. Main
(Kissell Community Bldg)
Edgerton Senior Center
419-298-3564
227 Laubach Dr
PO Box 877
(Church of Christ)
 

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HOME DELIVERED MEALS

Older Adults who are unable to come to the center and who find it difficult to shop for and prepare meals are eligible to receive home-delivered meals from the Williams County Department of Aging. The balanced, nutritious meals are prepared and packed at two kitchens, then delivered from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday throughout the entire county. People must be 60 or older and need help to maintain proper nutrition. Our drivers also offer a friendly greeting and quick wellness check with clients. Call your local senior center or the main office to request this service or for more information.

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NEW TRANSPORTATION POLICY

Our need for medical transportation has increased greatly - so to better accommodate you the Department of Aging has established a new policy when transporting for medical appointments. Below are the latest times we will be accepting appointments for certain locations. Please consider these times when you are scheduling, then give us a 24 hr notice. Our drivers will be prompt in picking you up for such appointments and will have a maximum waiting time of 10 minutes so try and be ready when your driver arrives. We appreciate your cooperation and hope this will help us in providing the best and most efficient service.  Thanks you.

Appointment Times

Location of Appointments

11:30 a.m.

Toledo, Lima, Swanton, Grand Rapids & Bowling Green

11:30 a.m.

Cities in the States of Indiana and Michigan

1:00 p.m.

Fulton, Henry and Defiance Counties

1:30 p.m.

Cities within Williams County

ONLY morning appointments for Retina Vitreous Associates and T.L.C. Bryan

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INFORMATION AND REFERRAL/OUTREACH

Williams County Department of Aging is an excellent resource for information on any aging issue including insurance, senior living options, PASSPORT, services and resources.  Equipment such as bath aids and wheelchairs are for loan--call 419-633-4317.  In addition, the Bryan and Montpelier Senior Centers house caregiver and Alzheimer's libraries with materials available for loan.
Independent Living Assistance can help with errands, shopping, bill paying.  Call the office at 419-633-4317
Farmers' Market Coupons can save older adults $50 during the produce season when shopping at stands from June until October.  Applications must be filled out and mailed to Area Office On Aging. Call 419-633-4317 to get an application.
Lifesaving Information for Emergencies (L.I.F.E.) - Project offers forms to provide emergency information when you are unable to speak for yourself.  Visit any senior center or 1425 E. High St., Bryan to pick up L.I.F.E. kit.

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Williams County Department of Aging holds special events to celebrate active aging. Monthly evening meals, Trips, Thanksgiving, Volunteer Appreciation and Senior Day at the Fair all offer enjoyable change of pace throughout the year.

ALL SENIOR CENTERS

SEPTEMBER
Tue
Sept 1
7:00 p.m. Fibromyalgia Support Group
Mon
Sept 7
No home delivery and
ALL CENTERS CLOSED
for Labor Day
Thurs
Sept 10
Birthday & Anniversary Day
Thurs
Sept 17
Senior Day at the Williams County Fair
Brunch served 10:30-12:00
Mon
Sept 21
12:30 - Parkinson's Support Group at Bryan
Mon
Sept 28
9:30 - Alzheimer Support Group at Montpelier
1:00 - Low Vision Support Group at Stryker
Tues
Sept 29
9:00 Leaving Bryan Center for Toledo Zoo
(please sign up)
Edgerton's Evening Meal
Serving 4:30 - 5:30 - Bingo Following
 
OCTOBER  
Tue
Oct 1
7:00 p.m. Fibromyalgia Support Group
Thurs
Oct 8
Birthday & Anniversary Day
Mon
Oct 12
No home delivery and
ALL CENTERS CLOSED
for Columbus Day
Thurs
Oct 15
Rainbow of Wellness at Veterans Bldg
Only Bryan & Montpelier Senior Centers OPEN
Mon
Oct 19
12:30 Parkinson's Support Group at Bryan
3:30 - 5:30 Euchre Tournament & supper
at Bryan
Mon
Oct 26
9:30 - Alzheimer's Support Group at Montpelier
1:00 Low Vision Support Group at Montpelier
Thurs
Oct 29
9:00 - 1:00 AARP Defensive Driving Class
at Bryan
 
NOVEMBER  
Sun
Nov 1
Daylight Savings Time ends
FALL BACK 1 HOUR
Thurs & Fri
Nov 26 & 27
ALL Centers Closed for Thanksgiving
 

BRYAN SENIOR CENTER

  Tuesdays & Thursdays - Euchre @ 1:00
  Monday, Wednesday & Fridays
Exercise with Polly @ 10:15
SEPTEMBER  
Thurs
Sept 3
10:30 Make a Fall or Halloween No-Sew
Fri
Sept 11
10:30 Leaving for Spangler Candy Co
Tour/Trolley $4.00
Mon
Sept 14
4:00 Dinner out in Angola, IN
Thurs
Sept 24
10:30 Flower arrangements with Farmer Joann
 
OCTOBER  
Thurs
Oct 1
10:30 Make cards to send to Home Delivery consumers
Oct
5,7,14,19,21,26,28
10:00 Matter of balance
*four week class
Fri
Oct 9
11:00 Talent Show
12:00 lunch with Maggie
Tue
Oct 13
11:00 Blood Pressure checks
Wed
Oct 14
11:15 Fire Prevention Month
Chief Pool speaking on shaker beds for
persons with hearing loss
Tue
Oct 20
10:30 Make Spooky Gourd Centerpieces
12:00 Speaker on Memory Changes
what's normal & what's not
Fri
Oct 30
Halloween Party
Bring a Snack to share
 

EDGERTON SENIOR CENTER

  Mondays & Tuesdays - Euchre Day @ 12:30
Prizes awarded Monthly
SEPTEMBER  
Thurs
Sept 3
9:30 Leave for Shipshewana & Lunch
Tue
Sept 22
Senior Night Out
 
OCTOBER  
Wed
Oct 7
Shopping in Bryan
Mon
Oct 19
Senior Night Out
Tue
Oct 27
10:30 Blood Pressure Checks
 

EDON SENIOR CENTER

 Exercise class everyday 9:15
SEPTEMBER
Tue
Sept 15
4:15 Senior Night Out-
Union Street Grille, Bryan
Tue
Sept 22
10:30 Soul & Water Conservation Program
 
OCTOBER  
Mon
Oct 5
4:15 Senior Night Out
The Barn, Archbold
Tue
Oct 6
11:30 Lunch & Chat with Maggie

MONTPELIER SENIOR CENTER

SEPTEMBER  
Tue
Sept 8
12:30 Shipshewana Trip and
Dinner Out
Wed
Sept 9
10:30 Shake, Rattle & Roll
Linda from Evergreen
Tue
Sept 15
5:00 Pickin' & Grinnin'
Opdycke Gang
Fri
Sept 25
Medicare Basics Part 1
Mon
Sept 28
11:30 Lunch with Maggie
 
OCTOBER  
Tue
Oct 13
10:00 Leave for Toledo Zoo
Fri
Oct 16
10:30 Hearing Aid cleaning
Tue
Oct 20
5:00 Pickin' & Grinnin'
Opdycke Gang
Mon
Oct 26
10:30 Scavenger Hunt
Fri
Oct 30
10:00 - 12:30 Halloween Party
Entertainment, Costume Judging, FUN Time
 

PIONEER SENIOR CENTER

SEPTEMBER
Tue
Sept 22
10:30 Come enjoy a Chocolate Ice Cream Cone
Tue
Sept 29
8:30 Toledo Zoo
 
OCTOBER  
Tue
Oct 6
High School visits
Wed
Oct 14
12:00 Shopping in Angola
Mon
Oct 19
4:30 Senior Night Out
The Barn, Archbold
Tue
Oct 27
11:30 Chat with Maggie

STRYKER SENIOR CENTER

SEPTEMBER  
Tue
Sept 1
10:30 Fall Decorations
11:30 Lunch with Maggie
Tue
Sept 8
10:30 Manicures
Mon
Sept 14
12:00 Healthy Hour Program
Tue
Sept 22
12:15 Program - Getting the most out of
your Doctor Appointment
 
OCTOBER  
Tue
Oct 6
10:30 Decorate Bags for Home
Delivered Consumers
Wed
Oct 7
10:30 Make Haystack Cookies
Wed
Oct 14
12:00 A Special Skit from the Library
Thurs
Oct 22
11:45 Dottie Vollmer - Medicare updates
Mon
Oct 26
12:00 Program - Healthy Mind
Emily Goliaf
Tue
Oct 27
12:00 World Series Program
Nick Woodall
 

WEST UNITY SENIOR CENTER

   Euchre Days - Mondays in Sept 14 & 28; Oct 5 & 19 at 10:00
  Exercise Class 10:30 - Most Every Tuesday for September & October
SEPTEMBER  
Wed
Sept 2
10:00 Blood Pressure Checks
Wed
Sept 9
10:30 Hearing Aid Cleaning
Fri
Sept 11
1:30 Tour Life Flight 2 at Wauseon
Mon
Sept 14
12:00 Lunch with Maggie
 
OCTOBER  
Tue
Oct 6
Dinner Night Out
Bob Evans, Defiance
Wed
Oct 7
10:30 Hearing Aid Cleaning
Fri
Oct 30
Halloween Party
 

 

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LINKS FOR SENIORS

Area Office on Aging of Northwest Ohio/PASSPORT
Ohio Department of Aging (Golden Buckeye)
National Council on the Aging
Senior Information Site
Information for Consumers about Nursing Homes/Assisted Living
Social Security
Medicare
Individualized Benefit Review
National Institutes of Health
Better Business Bureau Smart Senior Program
AARP

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The department's monthly newsletter has recipes, news, information along with calendars and menus. Would you like to receive a newsletter? Contact Maggie Fisher at mfisher@wmsco.org.

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SENIOR CENTERS:
BRYAN - 419-636-4047
EDGERTON - 419-298-3564
EDON - 419-272-2070
MONTPELIER - 419-485-3218
PIONEER - 419-737-3095
STRYKER - 419-682-2083
WEST UNITY - 419-924-5447

DEPARTMENT OF AGING:
1425 E. High Street
Bryan, OH 43506
419-633-4317
419-633-4319 (Fax)
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday
Maggie Fisher, Executive Director
e-mail mfisher@wmsco.org

 

 

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